Does frequent sitting result in weight gain for women? This question was explored by IDEA, Fitness Journal March 2015, and based on a study published in Preventing Chronic Disease 2014; 11, 140286, it seems that way.
It seems daily I have people contacting me about my thoughts on coconut oil… Is it a good oil? I am sure that you have seen coconut oil be more prominent in nutrition articles and other nutritional information.
Did you know that each person needs at least 7 servings of fruits and vegetables per day? Are you getting enough servings for you and your family at the grocery store? If each person needs at least 7 servings a day, for 7 days, and this is for everyone in your family, figure it out“
Sonia’s family = 6 people x 7 servings per day = 42 servings per day x 7 days per week = 294 servings per week. WOW! That’s a lot of fruit and vegetables!
It’s hard enough for you and I to get enough fruits and vegetable in. So, how do we get our kids to eat enough of them?
Happy New Year! This is a time of year when most Americans resolve to lose weight, manage debt/save money, get a better job, get fit, eat right, improve their marriage, better quality time with family, read the Bible, get a better education, drink less pop, drink less alcohol, quit smoking, reduce stress overall, take a trip, or volunteer to help others. Only 8% of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually follow through.
I believe in making small changes that you can live with forever. That’s why I came up with a little challenge called the 250/250 Challenge.
Although my title and profession is that of a personal trainer, I really consider myself more of an educator. Due to the conflicting information about health and weight loss, most clients that I meet are misinformed and confused about wellness. In order for weight loss to be permanent and life sustaining, it’s essential to start making connections between our health and daily food choices. Everything that we ingest has a direct cause and effect.
I am often asked about some recipes we use at our home. Below is one of the salmon dinner recipes my husband uses for both of us (all ingredients wild/organic. IF the product claims to be “NATURAL”, it does not mean anything, as this expression is not quantified or qualified by the FDA…):